President William Ruto has ordered UDA young turks engaging in premature 2032 succession politics to stop, and instead, focus the energy on serving Kenyans and ensuring the government fulfills its pledges.
Speaking in Gilgil, Nakuru County on Tuesday, the Head of State pointed out that leaders allied to the Kenya Kwanza regime should be at the forefront of discharging their mandated roles and maintained that he is working with Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua to mentor youthful leaders in the ruling United Democratic Alliance Party (UDA).
“Badala ya kufanya kazi tumerudi kupanga mambo ya siasa ya huko mbele. Mimi nataka niwaulize jameni all leaders, I want to tell all leaders it will be an insult to the people of Kenya that instead of delivering on their assignments given to us by the people of Kenya, we have a very cut-out assignment on matters of transformation of Kenya, how to create jobs, how to expand our food production and ensure that every citizen has access to universal health.
“Let me ask all leaders that we focus our attention on the delivery of the assignment that was given to us by the people of Kenya, especially, leaders in Kenya Kwanza and UDA. I want to ask them to step down any contestations for whatever positions present or future so that we can work together, focus on delivering to the people of Kenya and ensure that we keep our promise to the people of Kenya so that we can discharge our commitment and the people of Kenya can see us for who we are, leaders who are looking into the future,’ Ruto said.
Last week, a section of politicians from the region led by Muranga’a Senator Joe Nyutu endorsedKiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro to succeed DP Rigathi Gachagua as president Ruto’s deputy in 2027, sentiments that have since sparked a heated debate among leaders from the region.